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[audio]Songs Of Freedom celebration - Shaping San Francisco
Songs of Freedom is the name of the songbook edited by James Connolly and published in 1907. Connolly's introduction is better known than the collection for which it was written, containing his oft-quoted maxim: “Until the movement is marked by the joyous, defiant singing of revolutionary songs, it lacks one of the most distinctive marks of a popular revolutionary movement, it is the dogma of a few and not the faith of the multitude.” Though most of the songs were of Irish derivation, the s...
Keywords: Ireland; Scotland; England; New York; revolutionary songs; Irish socialism; Scottish socialism; James Connolly; nationalism
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[audio]Mat Callahan presents the "James Connolly--Songs of Freedom" project - Shaping San Francisco
Musician and author Mat Callahan presents the James Connolly-Songs of Freedom project. "Songs of Freedom" is a collection of lyrics edited by Irish revolutionary, James Connolly, and published in New York in 1907. Its rediscovery and revival is a project undertaken by Callahan and a group of Irish, American and Swiss musicians. Tonight's event will include an account of how this project began as well as a performance of some of the songs...
Keywords: Ireland; James Connolly; 1916; Easter Rising; music; revolution; politics; Irish nationalism; International socialism
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